Tag «Politics»

Technology Can Fix the Budget Crisis

A pair of Clinton-era telecom regulators and “card-carrying Democrats” want to bring back some of the economic magic of the go-go 1990s with an ambitious plan to accelerate growth, shrink the national debt while revolutionizing the delivery of government services and help slow global warming. The plan from former Federal Communications Commission Chairman Reed Hundt …

The NFL Would Never Let This Ad Air On The Super Bowl, So We're Gonna Show You It. It's Important.

Give me two minutes of your time to talk about something you may think isn’t all that serious but really actually is. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mR-tbOxlhvE?rel=0&wmode=transparent&showinfo=0&controls=1&enablejsapi=1&rel=0&version=3&color=white] The NFL’s rules for the Super Bowl ads state that no activism ads are allowed. The NFL is also notorious for protecting its brand. While this commercial wasn’t submitted to the …

The Secret Hangout Where Journalists Talk Phish

Financial analyst Dan Greenhaus’s hits on CNBC, couched in jargon, typically attract little more than the bored stares of traders looking up from their monitors. But two seemingly routine appearances of his have been uploaded to YouTube, receiving thousands of views and earning a New York Times blog post. In one, discussing the Federal Reserve, …

Twitter Thinks Joe Biden’s Word Choice Is ‘Malarkey’

During the vice presidential debate Thursday evening, Republican Paul Ryan cited the death of U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens in Libya as evidence that foreign policy is unraveling. Joe Biden’s rebuttal to Ryan caught the online audience’s attention, due to his unique choice of word. “With all due respect, that’s a bunch of malarkey, because not …

The Scarecrow Animated Short Film

Burrito restaurant Chipotle in on a mission to not only serve higher quality food than the competition, but to also educate the public on what’s really going on behind the curtain of corporate fast food.  And what better way to explain the behind the scenes than with a computer animated short film and smartphone app?  The health …